The Teacher-Author of this platform is an English graduate with a 1st Class degree. He has over 12 years of experience in the following subject levels: KS3 English Language Arts, English as Second Language; KS3 Mathematics. He uses his knowledge and experience to help students reach their academic potential. His tutoring experience has given him experience in working with students completing exams with various exam boards. He has learned successful techniques for helping individuals recognize the way they learn best and utilizing this approach in their personal study time. He personally enjoys making tutoring session’s fun, engaging and relevant by making links between the syllabus and current developments and applications within the topic. Additionally, he is a teacher-author at TPT, TES, EC, TNB and FB.
A creative and enthusiastic teacher/coordinator/learning coach with excellent ICT skills. Has other strings to the bow like music and talent for compering, as extracurricular activities which help in the school celebrations, and programs. In addition, adds to the pool of expertise and excellent reputation of any organization through leadership skills, innovative teaching, and infectious enthusiasm. JOHN’S store really stands out for its unique share of resources and information. In addition, teachers can use these resources to support students as they include well-formulated lesson plans, carefully designed support material, and well-planned worksheets. This platform aims at bringing "Tomorrow's lessons to today's classroom, and today's lessons to a classroom now".
Recognized with “GEMS TEACHER AWARD” by The Westminster School, Dubai (Gems Education) being identified as an exceptional teacher for the month of February 2017 as a nominee to “MARIAMMA VARKEY AWARD” for Inspirational and Outstanding Teaching at GEMS. Awarded with the “CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION” by The Westminster School, Dubai (Gems Education) for being a part of teaching staff who were responsible for moving the school from ACCEPTABLE to GOOD during the KHDA inspection. Awarded with the “LETTER OF APPRECIATION” by The Westminster School, Dubai (Gems Education) for being the “GOOD and OUTSTANDING TEACHER” for the year 2014-2015. Awarded with “WORDS OF APPRECIATION” by the Principal, Mr. Kingston Gilbert of The Westminster School Dubai (Gems Education) for preparing a presentation on “TRADITIONAL CLASSROOM TEACHING VS 21ST CENTURY DIGITAL EDUCATION”. Awarded with “WORDS OF APPRECIATION” by the Principal, Mr. Kingston Gilbert and the Vice Principal, Ms. Vijaya Kumari of The Westminster School Dubai (Gems Education) for pursuing “COURSERA ONLINE COURSES” and securing distinction in results. Awarded with the “CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION” by The Westminster School, Dubai (Gems Education) for being nominated as “THE BEST NEW-COMER 2014”. Recognized for efficiency throughout the career by Management, Staff, Students and Parents and received many appreciation letters from the Parents.
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION - MATHS/ENGLISH - Awarded in NOVEMBER 2003 by BHARATIYA SHIKSHA PARISHAD, U.P., INDIA with 69.2% BACHELOR OF THEOLOGY - Awarded in APRIL 1998 by DARSHAN INST. OF THEOLOGY, BANGALORE, INDIA with 66% - BACHELOR OF ARTS – LITERATURE, SOCIOLOGY, PHILOSOPHY - Awarded in APRIL 1993 by BANGALORE UNIVERSITY, INDIA with 54.6% BACHELOR OF PHILOSOPHY - Awarded in MARCH 1993 by KRIPALAYA, INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY and THEOLOGY, INDIA with 66%.
Active within the environment with an excellent ability to initiate and prompt interaction with partners. Punctuality and time management are hallmarks of my life. I have an extraordinary ability to persevere in a task as indicated by multiple activities. I believe in incorporating contributions of others to suggest possible solution paths by tailoring and adapting contributions to others based on interpretation of their understanding. I achieve resolution of differences by way of discussion with a view to reaching the understanding for others. Expert in evaluating own and others performance by recognizing strengths and weaknesses. I take responsibility for the progress of the group task, at the same time assume group responsibility as indicated by use of second person plural. I analyze a problem and identify the necessary sequence of sub-tasks, then set goals that recognize relationships between sub-tasks. I use joint resources to complete a task by being flexible to fit into the situation for betterment. I have enough intelligence to implement possible solutions to a problem and systematically exhaust possible solutions. I identify a need for information related to the current, alternative, and future activity. I can identify connections and patterns between and among elements of knowledge. I use understanding and strategy of cause and effect to develop a plan.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Science, Basic Principles, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Music, Music Composition, Other (Music), Special Education, Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, Career and Technical Education, Health, Other (Specialty), Education, Medicine, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Religion, ELA Test Prep, Other (ELA), Life Skills, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Character Education, Word Problems, Study Skills, Problem Solving, Short Stories, Writing, Project Management, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Speech Therapy, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Vocational Education, Phonics, Close Reading, Classroom Community